Anyone here work BlackRock ? How have you liked it? Are y’all remote? What are the benefits like? What are average raises and bonuses like?
Has anyone here converted to full time remote employee? If so, did you have to post LCA for 10 days at your home?
What TV channel/ shows you guys have going on in the background while you work from home - for stress release / avoid anxiety
Not proud of it, but I was hooking up with a co-worker/friend pre-COVID. I left the state when wfh started and we still talk every day, but nothing romantic. He made it clear at the beginning that he didn’t want to date because we’re co-workers. Stung a bit when I went on a dating app this morning and saw his profile. The rational part of me knows we’re only ever going to be buddies and that if he actually wanted me, then he’d make something happen. Looking for advice on how to get over this.
Anyone meet clients at home? I'm an RIA, and my home office is much nicer than my office. Unfortunately it doesn't have a separate entrance and you have to walk through the living room/kitchen.
I've found that wfh makes it so I never know when I'm hungry anymore. I wake up right before work, I'm in one spot most of the day, then when I clock out and start moving around more, I'm starving.
Till when WFH for EY GDS Bangalore?
Do we need to file for a new H1B amendment or LCA if I am going to be starting on a new client? Given that we are all WFH and there’s no need to be at the client site anymore ?
My home office had a makeover and I upgraded to a standing desk! I now have a box of books and college textbooks ready to donate. Is there anywhere I could take them to donate considering... South Fl
Ergonomic home-office chair recommendations?
What are your home office must haves? I lateraled to a new firm that is giving me a $500 stipend for home office equipment, furniture, supplies, etc. But I can't use the stipend for anything they have already provided me (keyboard, mouse, dock, monitor). I do plan on getting a printer. Any other ideas?
does anybody know how to be an expatriate in big4? My understanding is you will still get paid based on your home office location(e.g. US) but being stationed abroad.
Good luck to those who are going into their first busy season! Yes, it’s daunting at first - we’ve all been there (albeit, not in a remote environment amidst a pandemic.) My best advice is to take one day at a time (marathon, not a sprint). Remember audit/tax/consulting is not life or death, and you WILL make it through. Have patience with yourself and your teams. Find a mentor! Don’t forget you can always find some moral support (read: self-deprecating humor) in your fellow fish!
Moved to a new place and thinking about getting a corner standing desk. The autonomous one is $1k, so wondering if anyone has found a good, cheaper standing desk for the corner of a room! TYIA
Thinking that anytime I'm in the SkyClub it is wine o'clock, even if I wouldn't be drinking at 3pm in the office (or home office).
Has anyone ever slept in their home office/ their firm's office in another city? (for the entire night not just 10 minutes)
My home office be like
Has anyone purchased a whiteboard for their home office ? Any specific brands you’d recommend. White board wall paint seems to have fallen out of favor - does anyone have experience with that ? Thanks
Which meme coin are you all gambling on next? How many millions or billions are you buying? I used to fantasize about traveling somewhere for work and never getting back on the airplane but now that my daydreaming has had to stay in my 'home office' this is all I have...
As a staff on the consulting side, does anyone else find it awkward to join a zoom call with the client before the manager/sm joins in?
Anybody see that piece on Richard Spencer's speech to the alt-right? Transcript read like satire but then I saw a video. Is this real life?
Going to hit 85 segments with air Canada ... will they allow a step up by paying? Worth it?
From talking to students at multiple M7 schools, it seems like all of the BB/MBB/FAANG companies recruit at most if not all of the schools . So if you're planning on recruiting for one of these, is there really a major difference in career opportunities between each school? Asking because it seems like some schools are specifically known for finance vs consulting vs tech, but if the companies are all recruiting at all these schools, the differences don't seem as pronounced to me.
I’m extremely burnt out, exhausted, and my mental health is plummeting by the day. I know this is happening across all agencies and I’m ready to change it up and go in-house. Any suggestions for best in-house place to work?
I should stop day drinking, 2020 broke me. Between this project, Covid and trying to adult and date.
Want to eventually get into M&A or corporate strategy. Any advice? (MBA is what I'm hearing from most...)
Should I stop depositing into my 401k?
HELP! Roommate is being insistent on not allowing either of us to go out due to covid (except for groceries). We live in Chicago, and phase 4 is starting in a few wks meaning most places will re-open with limited capacity. I’m not trying to go crazy here and hit up every club/restaurant/public place. But I’d like to enjoy a meal out or a small gathering at a friend’s place, things like that (w/ all proper precautions in place) but roommate is not cool with it -how to approach?
My firm is virtual - all work done remotely in home office unless on client site. Haven’t traveled since mid October. It’s driving me nuts. What do you recommend doing?
Do you check emails on the weekend because of covid wfh situation/generally? Or check email but wait to reply on Monday unless an urgent response is required?
If you were to randomly take any CPA exam tomorrow with no prep. Do you as an experienced accountant think you will pass?
How do you list your consulting extracurricular activities on your resume? Like being a part of a diversity council, accomplishments for internal initiatives, etc. Been out of college for 1.5 years and my resume needs an update.
Interview, during questions for me, I asked the interviewer a question of how your company does things and how my current company does things, he said “unfortunately, we operate very differently”. Con
Where is that salary survey spreadsheet? Help! Beginning negotiations, just want another data point for my own peace of mind
I’m in second trimester. I just came from my grandfather’s funeral, outside. My aunt was around her 2 siblings last week that had Covid and she hasn’t been vaxed. She hugged me and mom (4 weeks from her last chemo session) and only told us about her siblings after. I’m so mad. I guess I’m just venting but the potential complications for the baby, me, and my mom make me worry. Any comforting words?
Hey all! Anyone know what the AMEX band/level hierarchy is compared to Deloitte? Conscious it varies based on team and geography but generally speaking is a M/SM at AMEX akin to a C/SC at Deloitte? Experienced SC here applying for the M/SM at AMEX and it's starting to feel like the AMEX role is way more junior than my current one at Deloitte as far as responsibilities, pay, etc. Thanks!
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